TAORMINA MEDIA AWARD WOLFGANG GOETHE

(10/03/2011) Four Journalistic Awards will be granted, each amounting to about € 5.000,00, dedicated to: J. W. Goethe, André Gide, Edmondo De Amicis and Roger Peyrefitte.The competition is open to authors of articles published in Italian, or other languages ( with the Italian translation ), and television programmes broadcasted in the period from June 1 2010 to April 30 2011. www.taorminamediaaward.com
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TAORMINA ARTE THEATRE 2010

(06/07/10) Great expectations for the 2010 theatrical season of Taormina Arte, which begins next July 19, under the careful direction of the artistic director Simona Celi. At the Greek-Roman Theatre, the historic; Taormina auditorium are planned: Gigi Proietti in an “Evening Gala in Taormina” on July 26, “Arturo Brachetti and friends” on August 10 and “Taormina International Prize for Theatre” on September 3. “Proietti - said Simona Celi - is the Italian actor who most embodies the sense of theater. A genius and intemperance actor who belongs to that breed, almost extincted, healthy carriers of major theatrical events. Taormina evening will give a unique, exclusive and magical created especially for the Sicilian crowd. And provided a great opportunity for the public spectacle of Arturo Brachetti and Taormina International Prize for Theatre; which will be broadcasted live on Rai 1”.

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LEONARD BERNSTEIN DANCE GALA

(02/07/10) Taormina Arte Music & Dance Section, directed by Maestro Enrico Castiglione, presented at the Greek Theatre on August 19 a gala dance dedicated, twenty years after his death, the great composer Leonard Bernstein. In one night three of the most important modern and contemporary dance companies: American Ballet, the New York Ballet and the Ballet Humburg offer in the first part choreographed by John Neumeier dedicated to great success on Broadway, with songs from West Side Story to Candide and On The Town, and in the second half in full the famous ballet Fancy Free, unique blend of music and danza.

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GREAT EXPECTATION FOR THE GALA THE PRINCIPAL DANCERS OF ROYAL BALLET GALA

(01/07/10) The international dance opens on July 22 Music&Dance section of Taormina Arte 2010, lead by Maestro Enrico Castiglione. After presenting these years of great dancers and artistic director prestigious companies, the master Enrico Castiglione, proposes for the first time on the stage of the Ancient Theatre the Principal Dancers of Royal Ballet of London, one of the leading dance companies, founded in London in 1931 by Ninette de Valois in 1956 and awarded of the title “real”. Taormina Arte will perform the most admired of the Royal Ballet Principal Dancers, artists from around the world and now living at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London: Marianela Nunes, Thiago Soares, Edward Watson, Leanne Benjamin, Sarah Lamb, Rupert Pennefather, Hikaru Kobayashi, David Makhateli.


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PRE-SAILING TICKETS: MARATHONA CHOPIN, SPARTACUS, GISELLE, BERNSTEIN GALA ON DANCE AND THE NOCHE DEL TANGO

(25/05/2010) The summer season of Taormina Art 2010 will show on on 13th August aratona Chopin; on 16th August Spartacus; on 7th august Giselle; on 19thAugust Leonad Bernstein Gala on Dance and on 21st August The Noche del Tango. Tickets can already be bought online www.ctbox.it and www.ticketone.it .
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PRE-SAILING TICKETS: GALA THE PRINCIPAL DANCERS OF ROYAL BALLET OF LONDON, TURANDOT, CHICHESTER/CARMINA BURANA

(25/05/2010) The summer season of Taormina Art 2010 opens on July 22nd with the Gala of the Principal Dancers of Royal Ballet of London, on 6th and 8th August with Puccini's Turandot and continues on 22nd August with Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and Orff's Carmina Burana. Tickets can already be bought online www.ctbox.it and www.ticketone.it . The orders seated at the Teatro Antico in Taormina are three: the audience numbered seats, numbered and non-numbered seat on the step. Also this year renews the possibility of buying tickets at lower prices:

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TAORMINA ARTE 2010 AT THE BIT IN MILAN

(04/02/10) The seasons of Taormina Arte 2010 will be presented during the Milan BIT to be held February 18 to 21. Scheduled for Section Music & Dance, directed successfully for the fourth consecutive year by artistic director Enrico Castiglione , the new production of Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, directed and scenes Enrico Castiglione and new costumes by Sonia Cammarata (three nights in early August). The 2010 program of Section Music & Dance will feature again in the splendid Greek Theatre etoiles of the international dance and familiar faces of classical music and opera. (Photo: the sketch of the costume of Turandot)


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TAORMINA ARTE 2010: MUSIC & DANCE

(19/05/10) The new appointment with Taormina Arte Summer Music & Dance is announced. Also in 2010 the artistic director Enrico Castiglione has planned a world-class program. On 6 and 8 August TURANDOT by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Enrico Castiglione, scenes, costumes by Sonia Cammarata, back on stage at the Greek Theatre the soprano Clara Taigi and the conductor Fabio Mastrangelo. Seven evenings of dance opens July 22 with THE ROYAL BALLET GALA ; on 11 and 12 August Petr Ilyich Tchaikovsky SWAN LAKE with the Russian Ballet; on 16 August Aran Khachaturian SPARTACUS on 17 August Adolphe Adam GISELLE with The National Academic Bolshoi; an evening dedicated to flamenco on August 18 PASION Flamenco! with Compania Espanola de Baile Flamenco and Argentinean tango on August 21 MILONGA DE MI AMOR.

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